9 Then Moses brought out all the rods from before the Lord
to all the children of Israel, and they looked,
and each man took his rod.
10 And the Lord said to Moses,
“Bring Aaron’s rod back before the Testimony,
to be kept as a sign against the rebels,
that you may put their complaints
away from Me, lest they die.”
11 Thus did Moses; just as the Lord
had commanded him, so he did.
12 So the children of Israel spoke to Moses,
saying, “Surely we die, we perish,
we all perish!